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Gender Reveal

Nov 29, 2021

Tuck speaks with game designer and cultural consultant Yeonsoo Julian Kim (they/she). Topics include:  

  • Creating games where every playable character is nonbinary (or, in other cases, Korean)
  • The joys of BDSM tea party games and horror erotic fiction 
  • Why “romanticizing colonialism” is a surprisingly common...

Nov 22, 2021

Tuck speaks with lawyer and trans advocate Chase Strangio (he/they). Topics include:  

  • Why everything is going to keep getting worse (sorry!)
  • How “biological” sex only exists in the law to exclude trans people
  • Trans joy as a political counterpoint to right-wing legislation
  • Cis women’s crucial role in combatting...

Nov 15, 2021

Tuck speaks with Jackie Ess (she/her), author of Darryl. Topics include:  

  • The future of trans literature (whatever that means)
  • Writing from the outside and avoiding tokenization
  • How to avoid being the worst kind of reader
  • Hints to the subjects of Jackie’s next two books
  • Plus: Jonathan Franzen, Jack Harlow, Casey...

Nov 8, 2021

Tuck speaks with sports writer Frankie de la Cretaz (they/them). Topics include:  

  • Can sports be reformed?
  • How do trans sports bans affect transmasc athletes?
  • Sobriety, gender, and the cisheteronormativity of AA
  • Making your relationship hotter by coming out as trans
  • Plus: Unearthing trans elders & dyke drama while...

Nov 1, 2021

Tuck speaks with writer Denne Michele Norris (she/her), cartoonist Mattie Lubchansky (they/them) and organizer Mateo Guerrero (he/they) at Starr Bar in Bushwick. Topics include:  

  • Setting boundaries with friends and family
  • Working to decriminalize sex work in New York
  • Coming out as a trans woman after coming out as...